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Volume 18, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 1743-5234
  • E-ISSN: 2040-090X

Abstract

Body mapping refers to the process of representing a person’s lived experience and sociocultural contexts by creating a visualization of the person’s body, with accompanying texts and symbols. Despite the history of disembodiment in the western context, the wide use of body mapping as a visual methodology in various fields attests to the potential of body mapping in promoting embodiment and witnessing. By analysing three body maps that were created at three distinct teaching sites in community-based and preservice art education settings, I examine how body mapping can evoke embodied witnessing and explore its implication for art education.

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This study was supported by the:
  • The University of South Carolina (Award #80003302)
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